Descriptions and articles about Coccothrinax readii in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Physical Description; Type Information; Wikipedia. PDF | Coccothrinax readii is recorded for Belize for the first time. Palmas de Belice / Palms of Belize. Coccothrinax. Media in category “Coccothrinax readii”. The following 9 files are in this category, out of 9 total. Coccothrinax readii 2, × 1,;

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Seeds too – glad we were able to help Aztropic Mesa, Arizona. Views Read View source View history.

That picture was taken with the low morning sun at my back. There are three islands near the northeastern coast of the Peninsula: Sign in Already coccothrijax an account?

Also of great help in finding today’s Coccothrinax readii was a PalmPedia page on the species at http: It is generally smaller, but trunks are wider and grayish, the hastula is deeply bifid, the inflorescences are shorter and frequently the terminal primary branches are not well developed. Coccothrinax readii was last modified: Thrinax radiata on the right. Inflorescence interfoliar, cpccothrinax in fruit, cm long, bearing -9usually 5, primary branches, the lowermost branch cm long with rachillae 3- 4.

In the dunes of Punta Sam, this palm grows 2 m high, although it is generally smaller, the width of trunks reaches 5. The region of EI Cuyo on the northern coast of Yucatan limits a coastal lagoon, therefore the humidity is high.

Coccothrinax readii in its natural habitat

I’ve been looking for the species ever since I got here, and this week I finally found it. The species is native to north-eastern Belize and to south-eastern Mexico Quintana Roo and Yucatan where cocfothrinax grows along the coasts, even in dense colonies, in the humid forests, on calcareous rocks covered by a thin layer of humus, as radii as in open areas on the coastal dunes, from the sea level up to about m of altitude.


Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions. Org Forum just made the experience sweeter. Leaf blades are cm in diam.

Posted 10 Apr I have a fruiting Pseudophoenix sargentii in the garden and nice to compare it to those in habitat. It grows under conditions of high humidity and on shallow soils with abundant humus not more than 10 to 15 cm deep where it reaches its best development. In an ocean of Thrinax radiata, the small island of Coccothrinax readii found today stood out from afar radii of the fronds’ silvery undersides.

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This species grows on Sandy Dunes from the coast of Tulum in Quintana Roo to Sisal in Yucatan, where it is exposed to the sun and sea breezes, and it is here that C. Readji wonderful help can be reviewed at this forum at http: Sign up for a new account in our community.

Coccothrinax readii – Wikidata

These forests grow in the middle region of Quintana Roo environs raedii Tulum near the coast where the humidity is also high but soils are poorer and very rocky, with coralline limestone outcrops. Posted 2 Feb One of the most spectacular places I visited, at my honeymoon in Mexico, 21 years ago: Coccothrinax readii in its natural habitat Started by lagartos1 Feb Coccothrinax readii. Other species growing in these dunes are Thrinax radiata, Chrysobalanus icaco, Metopium brownei, Coccoloba uvifera, Cordia sp.


You can see the Thatch Palm at http: Thanks for this great little story and especially the habitat pictures. Sign In Sign Up. February 10th, by Giuseppe Mazza.

Associates are Pithecellobium keyense Chrysobalanus icaco, Sophora tomentosa, Coccoloba uvifera, and Thrinax radiata.

Coccothrinax readii – Wikipedia

In northeastern Belize and south-eastern Mexico, Coccothrinax readii can be 4 m tall with a ,5 cm stem. This page was last modified Coccothrinax readii is found here growing 2 m high, the leaves are larger than those of Punta Sam, to 90 cm in diameter, the petioles are to 60 cm long, and the inflorescences to 50 cm radii.

And welcome to Palm talk. Normally the silveriness isn’t as conspicuous. At this forum, Aztropic in Arizona pointed out that Thrinax petiole bases tend to split, but Coccothrinax petiole bases don’t. Posted 9 Apr Leaves are large, cm in diameter, with petioles cm long.

Fruit subglobose, purple-black and juicy fleshed at maturity,

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